Superior Court Briefs: October 12.
Cases heard before Judge John Agostini on Thursday, October 12.
James Bernacchia, 25, of Beacon, N.Y. pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of heroin with intent to distribute.
He was given a one-year suspended sentence at the Berkshire County House of Correction and placed on one-year probation.
The charge stems from a motor vehicle stop in Pittsfield on September 26, 2016. A single count of disorderly conduct was dismissed by the state.
Roberto Mazzeo, 39, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of psilocybin mushrooms with intent to distribute, and receiving stolen property.
He was placed on one-year probation. The charges stem from an incident at his home on November 25, 2014.
Two counts of possession of a large capacity feeding device and single counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and improper storage of a firearm were dismissed by the state.
Derrick Saunders, 44, of Pittsfield pleaded guilty to single counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a disabled person, and caretaker abuse on a disabled person.
The charges were continued without a finding.
Saunders assaulted a student while working at Eagleton School between April 1, 2014 and April 30, 2014.